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Assistant SENCO

The Bromfords School and Sixth Form CollegeWickford

Assistant SENCO

MPS, London Fringe Pay Scale + TLR2a +SEN1

Required for September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an Assistant SENCO to join a thriving and successful SEND department.  The school also provides a secondary enhanced provision for students with ASC in South Essex, providing support for up to 15 students in order to enable them to access mainstream provision.

This is an exciting opportunity with the post holder playing a lead role in enhanced provision for ASC supporting our most vulnerable students and working across our SEND department.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a school environment providing support, assistance and guidance to students.  Professional Qualifications linked to Autism are desirable and either SENCO accreditation or the commitment to complete the SENCO course is essential.

You will be used to working at both operational and strategic levels.  They will have high level interpersonal skills and be a confident motivator of colleagues.  They will need to demonstrate determination and an ability to utilise creative ways of working.  Excellent communication skills are a must, as is the ability to influence and gain the confidence of a wide group of stakeholders including teachers, associate staff, the Governing Body and external bodies.

Bromfords School and Sixth Form College has a large SEND Department and has always placed great importance on high quality SEND provision. In our recent Ofsted – May 2016 they stated ‘Provision for pupils who have special educational needs or disability is excellent and as a result they make particularly strong progress’.

We are able to provide you with the necessary support and guidance as well as a range of professional development opportunities to support your career advancement.  If you feel you have the drive and commitment to succeed in this role we would like to hear from you.

We are keen to appoint dedicated colleagues who are eager to support our students to achieve in all aspects of their school life and who want to be key contributors to our school’s success.

In the current circumstance, we are unable to offer visits to the school.  We would encourage you to explore the school website www.bromfords.essex.sch.uk

The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date:  Monday 12th April 2021, midday

Interview:  Thursday 15th April 2021

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